Learn about establishing the visual continuity of iconography.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to…walk through the process of using…stroke based artwork to compose iconic artwork.…So, let's get started.…In this case, I'm creating icons for…a help system of backend software,…and one of the icons I have to create…is the ability to print from a database,…and that's the icon that I'm going to work out right here.…Now, I've done thumbnail sketches for all of these,…and I'm looking at those and referencing it to you,…simple shapes to pull off this iconography.…
Now, one aspect, and off to the right of this…I should point out area two icons that…represent the aesthetic I'm going for.…They're part of the set that I'm creating,…and one thing that I do when I'm working…on icon sets like this, especially to retain…the continuity between all the icons,…they're all based off of the same shape, a square,…because these are UI icons when they're all said and done,…used on tablets and computer screens,…and through their intranet and on a website.…
So, in this case, one thing that I do…
- Developing icon ideas
- Simplifying complex shapes
- Drawing visual metaphors
- Establishing visual continuity
- Creating flat icons
- Creating long shadow icons
- Detailing icons
- Creating pixel perfect icons
- Reviewing how icon art is used in a variety of design contexts
Skill Level Intermediate
Drawing Vector Graphics: Patternswith Von Glitschka3h 59m Intermediate
1. Iconic Fundamentals
2. Vector Icon Design
3. Raster Icon Design
4. Iconography Samples
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